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Die! Die! Die! Is Reviewed Live By Echoes And Dust

They played with a lot of energy, and great catchy guitar hooks, snarling vocals and most importantly an amazingly steady rhythm section.

New Zealanders 'Die! Die! Die!', whose musical style can be described as post-punk alternative guitar noise, and thereby fitting in just perfectly after Black International and United Fruit. They played with a lot of energy, and great catchy guitar hooks, snarling vocals and most importantly an amazingly steady rhythm section. Drummer Michael Prain seemed to be in his own rhythmic zone throughout the gig and bass player Michael Logie steadily plugged away on his bass guitar.

Guitarist/vocalist Andrew Wilson was something else all together though. He seemed to have troubles standing still and continuously danced around his little area between the mic stand and the amps. More than once he created a feedback loop by placing his guitar against his amp and grabs his mic to then go into the crowd, whilst Michael and Henry continued to play a repeated thumping rhythmic loop. Besides songs of the new album 'Harmony', such as "Trinity", they played older songs "Sideways Here We Come", "Blinding", "A.T.T.I.T.U.D." (all from their album 'Promises, Promises'), "Wasted Lands" (from their album 'Form') and a new song called "Trigger". I’m not even sure if I have all these songs right as there wasn’t a setlist for me to take home.

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